Bay Area Drought Watch

Bay Area Drought Watch

Coverage of California's looming water problem

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 01:24 PM PDT

Pasadena Water Supply Shortage Plan in Effect

Pasadena Water Supply Shortage Plan in Effect

The Pasadena City Council on Monday night declared a local water emergency.

Monday, Jul 28, 2014 at 06:47 AM PDT

California Can't Say if It's Meeting Drought Goal

California Can't Say if It's Meeting Drought Goal

In ways big and small, the state government is conserving water to try to meet Gov. Jerry Brown's request that everyone, from residents to businesses to state agencies, reduce their use by 20 percent.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 11:29 PM PDT

High Tech Meters Help Residents Track Water Usage

High Tech Meters Help Residents Track Water Usage

Palo Alto Utilities is working to make it easier for customers to track their water usage thanks to a pilot program testing a new advanced metered device.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 11:27 PM PDT

App Helps South Bay Residents Report Water Wasters

App Helps South Bay Residents Report Water Wasters

Add a free app to the list of how the Santa Clara Valley Water District plans to enforce new regulations from the state and reach an overall conservation goal of 20 percent.

Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 at 05:42 AM PDT

South Bay Water District to Hire Water Cops

South Bay Water District to Hire Water Cops

It's official, the so-called "water cops" are coming to the South Bay. The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board unanimously voted to spend up to $500,000 to hire five to 10 new water cops Tuesday night.

Monday, Jul 21, 2014 at 11:34 PM PDT

Advanced Planning Helps EBMUD During California's Severe Drought

Advanced Planning Helps EBMUD During California's Severe Drought

The East Bay Municipal Utilities District credits customers doing their part to conserve and advanced planning for being able to deal with California's severe drought.

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In January of 2014, Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency for the state of California, in what could be the driest year on record in the history of the state.
 

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